What should I be for Halloween? →
Should be finishing up some work, but whoops left...
I am so good at life. So good.
In Which Rodin Distinguishes Himself From Ordinary... →
thisrecording: It is wonderful to pass slowly round this marble, to follow the long, long way which passes from the full, rich curve of the back to the face losing itself in the stone as if in a great weeping. I think that poetry and sculpture are two of my top favorite things of all time. So I’m pretty crazy about this article.
The civil rights movement was complex and vast and included white heroes as well...– ‘The Help’: A movie about a white woman who told the story of the suffering of black women (via pantslessprogressive)
karnythia: Why Hollywood keeps whitewashing the past crystalsavestheday: “This isn’t the story of beleaguered domestics standing up for themselves during a time of American apartheid. It’s the story of a perky proto-feminist writer (Emma Stone’s “Skeeter” Phelan) cajoling black women into standing up for themselves by telling her their stories and letting her publish them in book form. It’s...
A combination of overly aggressive saving and...
And tonight I’m going to spend that on alcohol.
Is US Society Failing Victims? →
marxisforbros: internerd: Cop Rapes Woman at Gunpoint, 11-Year-Old Rape Victim Smeared, Accuser Sued for $2 Million: Is US Society Failing Victims? If events of the last few months have sent any sort of message to women in America it’s this: if you’re raped or sexually assaulted, justice won’t be on your side. What happens when the people who are supposed to protect you are the...
Lazy Self-Indulgent Book Reviews: And This is Why... →
lazybookreviews: We live in a country which is slowly clawing back our reproductive rights, under the guise of granting civil liberties to fetuses, when, currently, we guarantee the rights of DEAD PEOPLE to not give their life-saving organs to the living over the rights of…the living who need that organ. Not the…
To all the stupid assholes who complain about the...
Are you serious.
I was supposed to go to a few retail trade shows...
But then my dad decided that it would be too expensive for us to both go and went by himself. I just got off the phone talking to him and it sounds AMAZING. Plus seeing all of Sara Zucker’s posts about going… It would have been the only cool part of my job. Dammit.
Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented...– Frantz Fanon (Black Skin, White Masks) feminist slut
shebs: As audiences continue to debate whether The Help is an inadequate racial drama or a crowd-pleasing discussion starter, Treme actor Wendell Pierce has joined the fray. “The movie The Help was painful to watch,” he tweeted last night. “This passive segregation lite was hurtful.” Pierce went to a screening with his mother, who told her son for the first time that she, too, had once been “the...
Wipe Your Feet: Sunday Story Time →
tesslynch: It was a dark and stormy night. Jennifer was reading the paper on a sofa when the phone rang. It was her doctor. He advised her to sit down. She explained that she already was sitting down. He advised her to sit down lower. She did. “Jennifer,” said the doctor. “I’m afraid I have some bad news….
Some days I am so bad at life.
And yet does it not all come again to the fact that it is a man’s world? For if...– The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (via redwagon)
ahuntersheart: David Baker: You’ve said now two or three times, as a poem comes to you, that you will hear the poem. What do you hear? W. S. Merwin: At some point Yeats one day heard, “That is no country for old men.” David Baker: He heard it intact. W. S. Merwin: Yes, just like that. And they were words which he’d used all his life. He may have even heard that phrase all his life. Never...
I am sick.
sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick i hate being SICK.
I'm majorly suspicious of people who are...
frangry: How is it possible to have absolutely no web presence in this day and age? What are you hiding?
Ugh I stop reading Tavi's blog for not even six...
<3 her so much why did I ever stray. She is like the cool older sister I never had.